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Artero Crianza 2013

Winery: Artero
Varietal: Crianza
Composition: 57% Merlot, 32% Tempranillo, 11% Syrah

Date Purchased: 11/19/2016
Location Purchased: Total Wine
Cost: $9.99
Date Consumed: 1/17/2017

Review/Notes: This one got served with some meatloaf. 34 more words

Red

Arrival Day, part II

I arrived in Madrid for the first time, groggy and overwhelmed, on September 1, 2016. I was quickly rushed into ice-breaker activities, city tours, and official business like setting up bank accounts and picking classes. 441 more words

Bar Provincias and kind Spaniards

Tonight, after the final orientation discussion of the program, a group of friends and I went to look for dinner at one of the local tapas bars.  570 more words

Spain

Embrace

We hug the waves.

As the seagulls encircle above

with puffed up torsos and soaring wings

their linen-white bodies deflect

sunrays and sprays of seafoam… 106 more words

Catalunya

a few things no one told me about study abroad

AN OPEN LETTER TO EVERY STUDY ABROAD BLOG FROM ME, A GIRL WHO KNOWS EVERYTHING ABOUT TRAVEL AFTER ONE WEEK IN MADRID

Just kidding.

I will spare you the grammar mistake laden templete used by young people on the internet to address anything that moderately irks them.  592 more words

Reach for the Stars

TJS had spotted a possible educational outing in Tenerife. The Funsters headed off by bus to spend a day on (or rather not on) the windy beach and me and the other sherpa headed back up to the high mountains. 585 more words

Walking

A winery my mother would have loved

My wife and I have been visiting Marimar Estate Vineyards & Winery in the Sonoma County town of Graton for quite a few years now.  Founded by Marimar Torres, a member of the prominent Torres winemaking family in Spain, Marimar Estate produces very high quality Chardonnay and Pinot Noir as well as Spanish varietals such as Albariño and Tempranillo.   904 more words

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